Mesker Buildings, iron facades, circa late 1800’s, early 1900. Over the years, the natural and built environment of McHenry County has changed from its rural origins. “Forgotten McHenry County” documents remnants of our past, be it ghost ads on buildings, addresses on transoms, post offices no longer in existence, slaughterhouses, distilleries, outside cellar doors and even corncribs & outhouses.
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